BJP-Online: “Inside the New San Francisco Museum of Modern Art”

BJP-Online: “Inside the New San Francisco Museum of Modern Art”

The British Journal of Photography’s feature on the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art focuses primarily on its new photography inclusions. This gallery ties closely to other galleries in the museum which feature art specifically from California. These exhibits will include art pieces on loan to the museum from Thomas Weisel’s collection. The museum celebrates California-based artists and California-based donors and collectors with these new exhibits.

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“Review: New SFMOMA Overwhelming, Enriching” Mercury News

“Review: New SFMOMA Overwhelming, Enriching” Mercury News

The Mercury News offers one visitor’s impressions of the newly-opened SFMOMA. The new museum will include exhibits called “Open Ended: Painting and Sculpture Since 1900,” as well as several California-focused exhibits. Pieces loaned from Thomas Weisel’s collection will be housed in several of the California exhibits, contributing to SFMOMA’s appreciation for local and locally historical art.

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“Review: SFMOMA’s Expansion Sets a New Standard for Museums,” NY Times

“Review: SFMOMA’s Expansion Sets a New Standard for Museums,” NY Times

The New York Times’ review of the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art praises its potential positive influence on the museums of the future. SFMOMA, which just opened its doors this week after several years of construction offers ten stories of new galleries and exhibits. Roberta Smith, the reviewer, shares statistics about the new museum space and also writes that “the main promised gift here, a large 1953 triptych by the abstract painter Lee Mullican, is a knockout.” That piece comes from the collection of Thom Weisel and family.

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SFMOMA to Reopen

SFMOMA to Reopen

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will reopen on May 14, 2016 after being closed for three years while a new space was created to house 4,000 new works in 460,000 square feet. Mr. Weisel was involved in the planning for SFMOMA’s expansion project, as well as the museum’s highly anticipated reopening, through his involvement in the Executive Committee, Campaign Finance Committee, Tech Committee, and as the Chair of the Committee of Trustees.

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U.S. Alpine Skiing Championships to be Held in Sun Valley

U.S. Alpine Skiing Championships to be Held in Sun Valley

This feature from KTVB shares Sun Valley’s excitement about being home to the U.S. Alpine National Skiing Championships, the first the town has held in 65 years. The U.S. ski team includes Kipling Weisel, Thom Weisel’s son, along Tanner Farrow, both of whom are pleased to be able to train and attend the event at home. The two of them will train against some of the best skiers in the nation, and at only 21 and 22 years old, the young athletes are in the spotlight.

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49ers and Montgomery Securities Reunion Committee Team Up on $150k Grant to Fresh Lifelines for Youth

49ers and Montgomery Securities Reunion Committee Team Up on $150k Grant to Fresh Lifelines for Youth

The Montgomery Securities Reunion Committee, headed up by fifteen former partners that underwrote the event including Thom Weisel, teamed up with the San Francisco 49ers Foundation in November on an event that raised $150,000 to support Fresh Lifelines for Youth.  Approximately 400 Montgomery Securities alumni were in attendance for an evening of fellowship and philanthropy, with all proceeds going to support FLY.

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Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Stifel

Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Stifel

On November 2nd, the New York Stock Exchange welcomed executives and guests of the Stifel Financial Corporation, including Thom Weisel, to ring the NYSE closing bell in celebration of Stifel Financial Corp’s 125th Anniversary.

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